Biographies

Allison Backous is a writer and teacher in Grand Rapids, MI. She graduated from the SPU MFA with a concentration in creative nonfiction, and is currently writing material for her first book. Wish her luck!

Ann Conway received her MFA in Creative Nonfiction from Seattle Pacific University in 2007. Ann, who is also a sociologist, grew up in Providence, Rhode Island and has lived in Maine for many years. Her essay, “The Rosary,” was published in issue #62 of Image.

Kelly Foster is a Mississippi native, recent Episcopalian, and sometimes Bostonian teaching Mythology and American Literature at St. Andrews Episcopal School in Ridgeland, Mississippi. In 2007, she graduated from Seattle Pacific’s Master of Fine Arts program.

Dyana Herron is a Tennessee native with a love for cities, most recently living in Atlanta, Boston, and Seattle. A graduate of Seattle Pacific University’s MFA program in Creative Writing with a specialization in poetry, Dyana served as coordinator of the program and development associate for Image for two years. She now lives in Philadelphia with her husband.

Brian Volck is a pediatrician living in Cincinnati. He co-authored Reclaiming the Body: Christians and the Faithful Use of Modern Medicine (Brazos Press, 2006) and is a recent graduate of Seattle Pacific University’s MFA program in Creative Writing.

Gregory Wolfe is the publisher and editor of Image and director of the low-residency MFA in Creative Writing program at Seattle Pacific University. Among his books are Intruding Upon the Timeless: Meditations on Art, Faith, and Mystery, Beauty Will Save the World: Recovering the Tradition of Christian Humanism (forthcoming). In 2005, he served as a judge in nonfiction for the National Book Awards. His personal website can be found here.



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